Fontainebleau is a the town situated at south west of Paris well-known for its castle and its surrounding forest . If you want to see this beautiful town upon your arrival to Orly airport, you can book our Paris airports transportation service
Private shuttle transportation between Orly airport and Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau History Fontainebleau is located in the middle of a castle and a forest, it is a friendly city. Historically, it is the center of various sports and cultural entertainment. Home to royalty with its castle and various historical assets, it deserves a detour for a visit of cultural importance but also its gardens and majestic theater. Walkers, hikers and climbers find their happiness in the forest and park. Each street has its own history of Fontainebleau which will fascinate you during your visit. The "Grand Parquet" famous racecourse hosts various national and even international equestrian competitions making the city even more attractive, which earned him the title of "capital of the horse". The Château de Fontainebleau, stayed up until now, was once the residence of kings.
Having a large part in the history of France, the Château de Fontainebleau was the residence of our celebrities such François 1st to Napoleon III. The kings who succeeded left there all a bit brand identifiers on its construction and its story irrefutable testimony of various journeys in France since the Middle Ages thus creating history.
The castle is made up of both the medieval structure, with Renaissance and classical around a huge park and the forest of Fontainebleau. It includes both the traditional French-Italian architecture, and even the decorations demonstrate the virtuosity of the Italians but also the sensitivity of French souls for centuries.
Giving reason to Napoleon by naming the "House of the centuries, true dwelling of kings", the Château de Fontainebleau has seen more than 700 years of passage of the Kings and Queens of France. Open to visitors today, the Château de Fontainebleau provides precious memories such architecture, internal and external decorations, paintings by great painters and all kinds of objects as fascinating as each other it kept over time.
The Fontainebleau Castle is a UNESCO world heritage and includes more than 300,000 people a year.
Hours of Fontainebleau In winter (October to March), the Castle opens its doors from 09:30 until 17:00 and summer (April to September) until 18:00. Closing days are: Tuesdays, May 1st and Christmas Day. The tickets are no longer sold 45 minutes before closing time and access. For cons, the gardens are open daily from 09:00 until 17:00 November to February until 18:00 during March, April and October until 19:00 May to September.
Transfer starting from the Paris airports to Fontainebleau In less than an hour, more precisely in 46 minutes, it is possible to reach the Orly airport 59 km, starting from the city of Fontainebleau. Roissy airport is 88 km where the route is 1 hour 11 minutes. Finally, Beauvais Airport is the farthest because there should be 1 hour 55 minutes to travel the 162 km between them.